BC Field Trips Blog

UBC’s Master of Museum Education is a unique graduate degree program focusing on the study of education and learning that occurs in museums and other informal learning contexts (such as, art galleriesscience centresparkshistoric sites, etc.). This program draws together museum professionals, educators and those with an interest in using the community to support teaching and learning to further their thinking and scholarship around museums as sites of education and learning.

Program Start: September 2020

Teachers - take your learning on the road with Teacher Professional Development workshops offered by informal learning sites around southern British Columbia. Below are a few examples of the incredible learning opportunities educators in the informal learning community are offering to help teachers make better use of learning outside the classroom.

Audain Art Museum and the Squamish Lilwat Cultural Centre (Whistler)

RSVP to tours@slcc.ca

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

Join us at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Vancouver on Tuesday, September 17, 3:30 - 6:30 pm (arrive when you can). 

- Preview programs from more than 50 field trip sites
- Win one of 50+ free field trips for your class
- Draws to support your field trips
- Door prizes
- Explore the magnificent Orpheum Theatre
- Refreshments - adults only due to liquor licensing

Teacher registration is now open. Registration for teachers is FREE but required. 

October 5 is World Teachers' Day. Learn more about World Teachers' Day, and recognize and celebrate the contributions of BC teachers.

FlyOver Canada has just launched a contest for a free field trip for your entire class. The field trip includes:

BC Field Trips has been selected as one of 10 "Change Makers" by the BC Museums Association. Read more about our contributions and the other nine individuals and organisations making contributions to BC's museum community.

Last month we had 272 people enter the field trip bursary draw and we gave away 10, $200 bursaries to teachers. With each draw we ask participants for a little bit of information to help us better understand more about why teachers incorporate field trips into their practice and who they are.

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